Duane "Dusty" Metzger, 75, of East Syracuse, died at Crouse
Hospital on Wednesday. He retired as a Lieutenant from the Syracuse Police
Department after 35 years of service. During his career at the police
department, he was Commander of the Crime Control Team, a detective and a
member of Internal Affairs. He was a avid reader, photographer, golfer, a
member of Wanoa Golf Club, and was on the Board of Directors and volunteer at
Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum (CLCBM). He is survived by: his wife of
53 years, Joan; son, Philip Metzger of East Syracuse; daughters, Janice
Needle of East Syracuse, Carol Pavlus of Liverpool, and Kathleen Zaretsky of
East Syracuse; six grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral
Services are Saturday 9 a.m. at the Goddard Crandall Shepardson Funeral Home.
Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery. Calling Hours are Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. at the
funeral home, 3111 James Street. Contributions to: C.L.C.B.M., 7010 Lakeport
Road, Chittenango 13037 or The Minoa Library.